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Elizabeth (Betty) Gerner, 86, Searingtown Secretary

Searingtown Elementary School secretary passed away on Jan. 21, 2014.

Elizabeth (Betty) Gerner passed away at the age of 86 on Jan. 21, 2014. Photo credit: Courtesy Gerner family
Elizabeth (Betty) Gerner passed away at the age of 86 on Jan. 21, 2014. Photo credit: Courtesy Gerner family
Elizabeth (Betty) Gerner passed away on Jan. 21, 2014 at the age of 86 on her 63rd anniversary to her loving husband Bob.

She retired as secretary to the principal from Searingtown Elementary School after 27 years. She cherished working with the staff, making many lifelong friends and loved interacting with the students.

In addition to her husband Bob, Betty is survived by her two sons, Robert (Debra) and Stephen (Karen) and her four grandchildren, Robert, Samantha, Gregory and Taylor, whom she loved more than life itself. Betty will be sorely missed by all who had the opportunity to meet and know her.

A wake was held at the Weigand Bros Funeral Home in Williston Park on Sunday, January 26. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 27 at 11:15 a.m. at St Aidan's Church with interment at Calverton National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Chaminade Development Fund,40 Jackson Ave., Mineola NY 11502.

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